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Last year, nearly 300 community organizers, researchers and national advocates attended Roots & Remedies 3 in Detroit. Together, we designed cities and places where we all can thrive, deepened our shared analysis of root causes and elevated practice and policies. We also launched a national network to advance a holistic, wellness based approach to transform […]
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Roots and Remedies got off to an incredible start yesterday thanks to an amazing set of local artists, organizers and cultural workers – and to the great energy you each bring to this space. Today and Sunday promise to be just as fabulous! Here’s a link to the complete program including presenter bios. Printed copies […]
Friday, July 18, 2014 7:30-9:00 AM Breakfast 10:00-4:00 PM Registration will take place at two locations Eastern Michigan University (EMU) East Michigan Environmental Action Council in Detroit (EMEAC) 10:00-2:00 PM Roots and Remedies Community Tours “Oakland Artists transforms historic corridor in Detroit’s North End” Tour public art sites along Oakland Avenue in […]
We are busily preparing and really excited for Roots and Remedies in Detroit! Our Saturday afternoon will be divided into Best Practices and Skills Building sessions. These sessions are described below. You will have the opportunity to attend one of each. Please go ahead and sign up now for one in each category. It is essentially on a […]
Charo Mina-Rojas is a Colombian human rights defender and director of PCN’s (Proceso de Comunidades Negras en Colombia) Afro-Colombian Women’s Human Rights Project (ACWHR) based in Colombia. Since the launch of the project in November 2012 and the release of the landmark report on the plight of Afro-Colombian women human rights defenders, “Defeating invisibility: A […]
Roots and Remedies is less than two weeks away and we can’t wait to see you in Detroit! There is an exciting line-up of site visits to help ground us in Detroit. If you have already registered, be sure to sign up for your site visit! Register today to hold your space and join us […]
Holding it down for us as this year’s Host Committee, we’ve got some great Detroit organizations you’ll want to connect, plot and build with at the gathering! The Boggs Center The Boggs Center was founded in 1995 by friends and associates of James Boggs (1919 -1993) and Grace Boggs to honor and continue their legacy […]
Update: Online Registration is now closed Last year, more than 200 activists representing different communities, organizations and movements gathered at the second annual “Roots & Remedies” national gathering in San Antonio, reminiscent of the inaugural gathering in New Orleans back in 2012. Together, we surfaced emerging and best practices and policies that connected the […]
Registration is now open, and information will also soon be made available about logistics, program updates and sponsoring organizations. We look forward to hearing from you soon! Check out the video highlight from last year’s gathering.